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Doctors at two private healthcare facilities have observed a spike in cases of tuberculosis (TB) among people recovered from COVID-19. They have accounted diabetes, altered immunity and use of steroids to be responsible for the increase.Moolchand Hospital has seen about 10 cases of active TB patients in the OPD over the last four to six weeks. Dr Bhagwan Mantri, a pulmonologist at Moolchand Hospital, said that up to 60% of them are below the age of 40 years. He added that all these TB patients r...
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